Monthly archive

August, 2014

  • Reading advertisements in the 1914 Miles City Daily Star is a little different than today, although some products, like Budweiser beer, and some companies, like Regan’s Plumbing, are still around. For one thing, many of the advertisements emphasized sanitation. An advertisement for Claude R. Cole, a local plumber, featured a sink with a...
  • Chris Smith, daughter of Ardie and Leonard Smith of Miles City became the bride of Tanner Schweigert Saturday, July 26 in Billings.  The bridegroom is the son of DeeDee and Tom Kane of Billings and Jim and Diane Schweigert of Billings.  The newlyweds are making their home in Billings.
  •   Miles City Mavericks Coach Jeff Brabant is holding one-hour fall fundamentals/instructional mini baseball camps at Denton Field for various ages as interest and time allow. There is no fee to participate.  The camps started on Monday and were initially scheduled for every day this week.  The first week's schedule was: 8/11...
  •   Dear editor, In January this year Cord Murray received a letter stating that he had been invited to represent Montana Track and Field on the North Central Conference Team at the Down Under International Sports Games in July. As you can imagine, he was very excited and honored to be selected.  Cord and his family attended an online...
  •                     Coco Montoya will be performing live in concert on Friday evening, Aug. 15, in Miles City. The show starts at 8 p.m. in the Range Riders Museum’s Pioneer Memorial Hall with special guest Eli Sanders. Tickets for the concert are available at Main Street Grind, Great...
  •   Hazel Rose Wetherelt “Buddy Poppy Lady,” 82, of Broadus, died on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at the Rosebud Health Care Center Nursing Home from cancer.  Hazel Rose Olson was born in Graham on Sept. 28, 1931. She graduated from Powder River County High School in Broadus.  She was married to Glenn Wesley Wetherelt on June...
  • This Friday walkers (and a few runners) will lace up their shoes and take to the track on the Miles Community College campus for the 19th Annual Relay For Life in Miles City.  The event raises funds to fight cancer through research and education. This year’s Relay For Life theme is “Pack The Track With Purple.” During the...
  •   Stevensville — Marlene Joan Beeler, age 78, died Tuesday, August 5, 2014, in Missoula, MT of a rare fallopian cancer. Marlene was preceded in death by her precious infant son, Dellray James, in 1962; by two step-sons, Mike and Gary Beeler, and her husband Gene in 2007. Marlene was born in Minneapolis, MN in 1936, the only daughter of...
  •   For those voracious readers who dread the days the Miles City Public Library is closed, take heart: A new alternative does exist, albeit on a smaller scale. Local reading enthusiast Sylvia Danforth found out about a program called Little Free Library on the Internet and decided to investigate it further. What she found was very encouraging...
  •   Funeral services for Agnes S. Ganeff, 93, of Spearfish, South Dakota, formerly of Miles City and Gillette, Wyoming, were Thursday morning, Aug. 7, 2014, in the Trinity Lutheran Church in Gillette, with Pastor Jared Tucher officiating. Burial followed at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette. Mrs. Ganeff died in the Dorsett Home in Spearfish on...